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Prevention of occupational asthma.

Tarlo SM, Liss GM. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports 2010; 10:278-286. ABSTRACT: Prevention of occupational asthma related to a work-sensitizing agent ideally would be achieved by avoidance of exposures that cause immunologic sensitization and subsequent asthma. There are a few examples in whic


Surveillance of systemic reactions to subcutaneous immunotherapy injections: year 1 outcomes of the ACAAI and AAAAI collaborative study.

Bernstein DI, Epstein T, Murphy-Berendts K, Liss GM. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2010 Jun;104(6):530-5. ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Although systemic reactions (SRs) to subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) injections are not uncommon, life-threatening and fatal reactions are rare. The annual incide


Relative contributions of PM2.5 chemical constituents to acute arterial vasoconstriction in humans.

Urch B, Brook JR, Wasserstein D, Brook RD, Rajagopalan S, Corey P, Silverman F. Inhal Toxicol. 2004 Jun;16(6-7):345-52. ABSTRACT: Studies have shown associations between acute ambient particulate matter (PM) levels and increases in morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular diseases. We have previo